Prediction of Health-Related Quality of Life and Hospitalization in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: The Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry (PHAR).

Min J, Badesch D, Chakinala M, Elwing J, Frantz R, Horn E, Klinger J, Lammi M, Mazimba S, Sager J, Shlobin O, Simon M, Thenappan T, Grinnan D, Ventetuolo C, Al-Naamani N; PHAR Investigators.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 Nov 19. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202010-3967LE. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33211974 No abstract available.


Obesity in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH): The Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry (PHAR). 

Min J, Feng R, Badesch D, Berman-Rosenzweig E, Burger C, Chakinala M, De Marco T, Feldman J, Hemnes A, Horn EM, Lammi M, Mathai S, McConnell JW, Presberg K, Robinson J, Sager J, Shlobin OA, Simon M, Thenappan T, Ventetuolo C, Al-Naamani N; PHAR Investigators.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Oct 21;18(2):229-37. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202006-612OC. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 33085915


Clinical Differences and Outcomes between Methamphetamine-Associated and Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in the PHAR. 

Kolaitis NA, Zamanian RT, de Jesus Perez VA, Badesch DB, Benza RL, Burger CD, Chakinala MM, Elwing JM, Feldman J, Lammi MR, Mathai SC, McConnell JW, Presberg KW, Robinson JC, Sager J, Shlobin OA, Simon MA, Kawut SM, Glidden DV, Singer JP, De Marco T; Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry Investigators.

Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Oct 16. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.202007-774OC. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 33064950



EmPHasis-10 as a Measure of Health-Related Quality of Life in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: data from PHAR. 

Borgese M, Badesch D, Bull T, Chakinala M, DeMarco T, Feldman J, Ford HJ, Grinnan D, Klinger JR, Bolivar L, Shlobin OA, Frantz RP, Sager JS, Mathai SC, Kawut S, Leary P, Gray MP, Popat RA, Zamanian RT; PHAR Study Group.

Eur Respir J. 2020 Nov 26:2000414. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00414-2020. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 33243844



Residence at moderately high altitude and its relationship with WHO Group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension symptom severity and clinical characteristics: the Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry. 

Fakhri S, Hannon K, Moulden K, Peterson R, Hountras P, Bull T, Maloney J, De Marco T, Ivy D, Thenappan T, Sager JS, Ryan JJ, Mazimba S, Hirsch R, Chakinala M, Shlobin O, Lammi M, Zwicke D, Robinson J, Benza RL, Klinger J, Grinnan D, Mathai S, Badesch D.

Pulm Circ. 2020 Nov 10;10(4):2045894020964342. doi: 10.1177/2045894020964342. eCollection 2020 Oct-Dec.

PMID: 33240488 Free PMC article.


Age-related differences in hemodynamics and functional status in pulmonary arterial hypertension: Baseline results from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry. 

DesJardin JT, Kolaitis NA, Kime N, Kronmal RA, Benza RL, Elwing JM, Lammi MR, McConnell JW, Presberg KW, Sager JS, Shlobin OA, De Marco T; PHAR Investigators.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 2020 Sep;39(9):945-953. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2020.05.005. Epub 2020 May 16.

PMID: 32507341


Capillary Proliferation in Systemic-Sclerosis-Related Pulmonary Fibrosis: Association with Pulmonary Hypertension. 

Seki A, Anklesaria Z, Saggar R, Dodson MW, Schwab K, Liu MC, Charan Ashana D, Miller WD, Vangala S, DerHovanessian A, Channick R, Shaikh F, Belperio JA, Weigt SS, Lynch JP, Ross DJ, Sullivan L, Khanna D, Shapiro SS, Sager J, Gargani L, Stanziola A, Bossone E, Schraufnagel DE, Fishbein G, Xu H, Fishbein MC, Wallace WD, Saggar R.

ACR Open Rheumatol. 2019 Mar 15;1(1):26-36. doi: 10.1002/acr2.1003. eCollection 2019 Mar.

PMID: 31777777 Free PMC article.


Acute Laryngeal Dystonia Associated With Asenapine Use: A Case Report. 

Collins N, Sager J.

J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2017 Dec;37(6):738-739. doi: 10.1097/JCP.0000000000000802.

PMID: 29040152 No abstract available.


 Recommendations for the clinical management of patients receiving macitentan for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH): A Delphi consensus document. 

Rahaghi FF, Alnuaimat HM, Awdish RLA, Balasubramanian VP, Bourge RC, Burger CD, Butler J, Cauthen CG, Chakinala MM, deBoisblanc BP, Eggert MS, Engel P, Feldman J, McConnell JW, Park M, Sager JS, Sood N, Palevsky HI.

Pulm Circ. 2017 Jul-Sep;7(3):702-711. doi: 10.1177/2045893217721695. Epub 2017 Aug 22.

PMID: 28671484 Free PMC article.



 Macitentan and morbidity and mortality in pulmonary arterial hypertension. 

Pulido T, Adzerikho I, Channick RN, Delcroix M, Galiè N, Ghofrani HA, Jansa P, Jing ZC, Le Brun FO, Mehta S, Mittelholzer CM, Perchenet L, Sastry BK, Sitbon O, Souza R, Torbicki A, Zeng X, Rubin LJ, Simonneau G; SERAPHIN Investigators.

N Engl J Med. 2013 Aug 29;369(9):809-18. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1213917.

PMID: 23984728 Clinical Trial.



Pulmonary complications of cirrhosis. 

Singh C, Sager JS.

Med Clin North Am. 2009 Jul;93(4):871-83, viii. doi: 10.1016/j.mcna.2009.03.006.

PMID: 19577119 Review.



Wide variation in clinicians' assessment of New York Heart Association/World Health Organization functional class in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. 

Taichman DB, McGoon MD, Harhay MO, Archer-Chicko C, Sager JS, Murugappan M, Chakinali MM, Palevsky HI, Gallop R.

Mayo Clin Proc. 2009 Jul;84(7):586-92. doi: 10.1016/S0025-6196(11)60747-7.

PMID: 19567712 Free PMC article.


Outcomes using extracorporeal life support for adult respiratory failure due to status asthmaticus. 

Mikkelsen ME, Woo YJ, Sager JS, Fuchs BD, Christie JD.

ASAIO J. 2009 Jan-Feb;55(1):47-52. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0b013e3181901ea5.

PMID: 19092662 Free PMC article.


Emergency extracorporeal life support for asphyxic status asthmaticus. 

Mikkelsen ME, Pugh ME, Hansen-Flaschen JH, Woo YJ, Sager JS.

Respir Care. 2007 Nov;52(11):1525-9.

PMID: 17971256


Association between elevated whole blood Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-encoded RNA EBV polymerase chain reaction and reduced incidence of acute lung allograft rejection. 

Ahya VN, Douglas LP, Andreadis C, Arnoldi S, Svoboda J, Kotloff RM, Hadjiliadis D, Sager JS, Woo YJ, Pochettino A, Schuster SJ, Stadtmauer EA, Tsai DE.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 2007 Aug;26(8):839-44. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2007.05.009.

PMID: 17692789


Surgical therapies for pulmonary arterial hypertension. 

Sager JS, Ahya VN.

Clin Chest Med. 2007 Mar;28(1):187-202, ix. doi: 10.1016/j.ccm.2006.11.003.

PMID: 17338935 Review.


Effects of lung allocation score on waiting list rankings and transplant procedures. 

Lingaraju R, Blumenthal NP, Kotloff RM, Christie J, Ahya VN, Sager JS, Pochettino A, Hadjiliadis D.

J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 Sep;25(9):1167-70. doi: 10.1016/j.healun.2006.05.007. Epub 2006 Aug 8.

PMID: 16962482


Association of clinical risk factors with functional status following lung transplantation. 

Sager JS, Kotloff RM, Ahya VN, Hadjiliadis D, Simcox R, Blumenthal NP, Mendez J, Bilker WB, Pochettino A, Christie JD.

Am J Transplant. 2006 Sep;6(9):2191-201. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2006.01437.x. Epub 2006 Jul 6.

PMID: 16827792


Transbronchial needle injection: a systematic review of a new diagnostic and therapeutic paradigm. 

Seymour CW, Krimsky WS, Sager J, Kruklitis RJ, Lund ME, Musani AI, Sterman DH.

Respiration. 2006;73(1):78-89. doi: 10.1159/000090994.

PMID: 16498271 Review.



Health-related quality of life in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. 

Taichman DB, Shin J, Hud L, Archer-Chicko C, Kaplan S, Sager JS, Gallop R, Christie J, Hansen-Flaschen J, Palevsky H.

Respir Res. 2005 Aug 10;6(1):92. doi: 10.1186/1465-9921-6-92.

PMID: 16092961 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.


Coexistent sarcoidosis and HIV infection: an immunological paradox? 

Almeida FA Jr, Sager JS, Eiger G.

J Infect. 2006 Mar;52(3):195-201. doi: 10.1016/j.jinf.2005.05.009. Epub 2005 Aug 3.

PMID: 16083964


Impact of primary graft failure on outcomes following lung transplantation. 

Christie JD, Sager JS, Kimmel SE, Ahya VN, Gaughan C, Blumenthal NP, Kotloff RM.

Chest. 2005 Jan;127(1):161-5. doi: 10.1378/chest.127.1.161.

PMID: 15653978



Noninvasive ventilation. 

Lipson DA, Sager JS.

N Engl J Med. 2004 Sep 16;351(12):1257-9; author reply 1257-9.

PMID: 15376349 No abstract available.



Ventilator auto-triggering in a patient with tuberculous bronchopleural fistula. 

Sager JS, Eiger G, Fuchs BD.

Respir Care. 2003 May;48(5):519-21.

PMID: 12729469